Tag: Liberty Winelands Encounter

Rebello, Joubert to consolidate partnership.

After a slightly disruptive start to their year, Dylan Rebello and Marco Joubert are looking forward to the challenge of the Liberty Winelands Encounter Series, starting on Friday. The Imbuko-Momsen pair began their partnership this year, but their plans were somewhat derailed after the Attakwas Extreme MTB Challenge in January […]

Wolhuter aims for Winelands hat-trick

Defending champion Chris Wolhuter is eyeing a hat-trick of titles at the Liberty Winelands Encounter despite the ever-increasing level of competition. The 28-year-old Capetonian, who will partner Dylan Rebello in the three-day race that starts in Stellenbosch tomorrow, was not shy to talk about his ambitions. “Three in a row […]

Hill up for Winelands challenge

Durban mountain biking pro Andrew Hill is looking forward to a fresh challenge when he competes for the first time in the Liberty Winelands Encounter in the Western Cape next weekend. Riding for TIB Insurance-Momsen Valley Light, the experienced rider from Hillcrest will team up for the first time with […]

Scenic theme underpins Winelands Encounter

Offering riders the best experience possible has underpinned the philosophy of veteran route designer Johan Kriegler as he prepares the course for this month’s Liberty Winelands Encounter mountain bike race. The three-stage, 160km journey through the Cape Winelands starts on April 21 and Kriegler said they wanted to ensure it […]